On the 56th day of his Bharat Jodo Yatra, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Wednesday launched a scathing assault in Hyderabad on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the privatisation of public sector corporations and the value rise, and accused Telangana’s ruling social gathering of appearing in cahoots with the BJP to go controversial laws in Parliament.
“At BHEL, I met workers who instructed me they have been scared. I met workers of Bharat Dynamics Restricted. BDL manufactures a few of our most superior missiles for the safety of our nation however their workers are scared. Workers of BHEL and BDL are scared that their corporations could be privatised and they’d lose their jobs. These two PSUs together with many others are the spine of this nation, which the Modi authorities desires handy over to their two mates. There is no such thing as a central authorities help to those PSUs, however the Modi authorities is able to hand them over to Modi’s two mates,’’ Gandhi mentioned.
Gandhi requested the gang at Muthangi what else was being privatised by the central authorities. In response to a giant roar from the general public, he mentioned, “Sure, Modi has two or three mates. Sure, airports, LIC, ports, telecom, gasoline pipelines are on the market, dekho public sab jaanti hain.’’
He mentioned the Congress would combat “tooth and nail” towards the privatisation of public sector undertakings.
Raking up the repealed farm legal guidelines, Gandhi mentioned the Payments have been aimed toward stealing cash from farmer’s pockets. “Farmers protested and compelled the BJP authorities to again down. That’s what I’m saying, don’t worry BJP. If we confront them, they are going to be completed,’’ he mentioned.
Gandhi mentioned that earlier than changing into prime minister, Modi “made a hue and cry” when the value of an LPG cylinder hit the Rs 400 mark. “Modi used to remind in each speech concerning the worth of an LPG cylinder, aaj kitne ka hai??’’ he mentioned. “Now Narendra Modi doesn’t discuss costs of LPG, diesel and petrol. This worth rise has affected each part of society, on each Hindustani. It impacts each dealer, each businessman, and each farmer.”
Gandhi additionally lashed out on the Telangana Rashtra Samiti. “I’m saying this once more: TRS and BJP work collectively,’’ he mentioned.
The Congress chief accused Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekar Rao of redesigning irritation tasks in order that recent bids could possibly be invited and Rao and his household might become profitable. “I don’t have to provide any proof that TRS and BJP are collectively as a result of in Parliament I’ve seen that TRS has at all times supported the BJP in passing all of the Payments. Your entire Opposition was standing towards the kisan Payments whereas alternatively have been Narendra Modi and TRS. This yatra is towards the hatred and violence that BJP is spreading; to lift voice towards elevating unemployment and rising costs of important commodities.”
Gandhi mentioned Rao additionally didn’t discuss concerning the worth rise. “The lakhs of crores of rupees which are being stolen out of your pockets with the value rise goes the place? This cash just isn’t disappearing, it’s not being burnt; it’s not evaporating, so the place is the cash going? I’ll inform you, half of the cash goes into the pockets of the 2 or three mates of Modi. As your CM doesn’t have sufficient mates, a number of the cash goes to his household,’’ he mentioned.
“With the remaining cash, MLAs and MPs of different events are being bought. It’s being utilised to convey down democratically elected governments. We have been elected in Madhya Pradesh however BJP used cash to convey buy our MLAs and produce down the Congress authorities. BJP has tried to convey down our authorities in Rajasthan. In each state, BJP is utilizing taxpayer cash to destroy democracy. These two (referring to TRS and BJP) do the identical work,” he mentioned. “Their ideology is similar. It’s to steal cash from the poor individuals and provides cash to elected politicians. Intimidate the individuals and silence the media.’’
Earlier, the yatra began the eighth day of its Telangana leg from Balanagar Essential Street. Numerous Youth Congress, NSUI and Congress leaders accompanied Gandhi on the busy nationwide freeway 65. The yatra swelled right into a 20km march as hundreds of Congress supporters joined it. Actress Pooja Bhatt briefly joined the yatra, strolling beside Gandhi from about 9am until the morning break at 1030am close to Madinaguda. It resumed from BHEL at 4pm.
Gandhi interacted with a number of sanitation employees of the Higher Hyderabad Municipal Company alongside the way in which. In the course of the afternoon break, members of the farmer organisation Rythu Swarajya Vedika met Gandhi and mentioned the permission granted for the environmental launch and seed manufacturing of genetically modified mustard. “We shared numerous issues relating to the approval course of by the GEAC (Genetic Engineering Approval Committee), the place the assessments are designed by the candidates themselves, and approvals have been given with out the completion of further assessments prescribed by the GEAC. We talked about GM mustard being herbicide-tolerant, and glufosinate is the dangerous herbicide which it’s immune to,’’ a consultant instructed The Indian Categorical.
He mentioned Gandhi assured them that he would look into the dangerous results of glufosinate and attraction to the Centre to analyze it.
Gandhi retired for the night time at Koulamet close to Rudraram. The yatra will resume on Thrusday morning from the Ganesh temple there.
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